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Published November 6, 2020

The X-Men Explore the Cosmos in 'S.W.O.R.D.' #1

Look inside Al Ewing and Valerio Schiti's new series!

The mutant nation of Krakoa has quickly become a major force on the world stage...but why stop there?

In the startling aftermath of X OF SWORDS, mutantkind will take the bold next step in claiming their destiny by relaunching the Sentient World Observation & Response Directorate to deal with all things extra-terrestrial on behalf of Earth.

On December 9, join the X-Men as they step into the stars with S.W.O.R.D. #1!

S.W.O.R.D. #1 cover by Valerio Schiti
S.W.O.R.D. #1 cover by Valerio Schiti

IMMORTAL HULK writer Al Ewing joins EMPYRE artist Valerio Schiti to bring fans the newest X-title as Jonathan Hickman’s grand vision for mutantkind continues in the cosmos!

The stellar cast includes Magneto, Abigail Brand, Cable, Frenzy, Wiz-Kid, Fabian Cortez, former Avenger Manifold, and many other fan-favorite mutants who will be stepping into the spotlight in a major way. Ewing recently expanded on the team to Polygon, saying, “It’s not a Super Hero team in the sense of ‘We need to fight crime with six people and we need a super-strength person and a magic person... It’s a team built around roles. There’s an org chart. We have a station to staff, and various employment trees.” Get the writer's full insights right here, and look inside the issue below!

S.W.O.R.D. #1 preview pages by Valerio Schiti with colors by Marte Gracia
S.W.O.R.D. #1 preview pages by Valerio Schiti with colors by Marte Gracia
S.W.O.R.D. #1 preview pages by Valerio Schiti with colors by Marte Gracia
S.W.O.R.D. #1 preview pages by Valerio Schiti with colors by Marte Gracia
S.W.O.R.D. #1 preview pages by Valerio Schiti with colors by Marte Gracia
S.W.O.R.D. #1 preview pages by Valerio Schiti with colors by Marte Gracia
S.W.O.R.D. #1 preview pages by Valerio Schiti with colors by Marte Gracia
S.W.O.R.D. #1 preview pages by Valerio Schiti with colors by Marte Gracia

Now get a behind-the-scenes peek at Valerio's character designs before pre-ordering the ish with your local comic shop—then read it on December 9!

S.W.O.R.D. design sheets by Valerio Schiti
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